James Lawrence Welborn1,2

M, #87, b. 16 June 1823, d. 18 December 1905
Last Edited=24 May 2011
     James Lawrence Welborn, son of Aaron Welborn and Lucy Stevenson, was born on 16 June 1823 at Jones County, Mississippi. James Lawrence Welborn was the son of Aaron Welborn and Lucy Stevenson.2 He was originally in this database as Benjamin Lawrence Welborn. This came the work this researcher found in her mother's files with a letter dated 1950. At this time it is believed that this letter was in error..1

James Lawrence Welborn married Tabitha Welch, daughter of Bryant Welch and Sabra Martin, on 5 October 1845 at Jones County, Mississippi.2

In 1850, James Lawrence Welborn appeared on the United States Census, at Jones County, Mississippi.3

In 1860, James Lawrence Welborn appeared on the United States Census, at Ellisville, Jones County, Mississippi.4

The military service record of James Lawrence Welborn includes the following: He enlisted 18 April 1862 at Ellisville, Mississippi. He was in the 5th Mississippi Infantry Company H, which fought in Shilo on April 6-7, 1862. He was elected 2nd Lt. Nov. 4, 1862. He was captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi on July 4, 1864, and was paroled from Vicksburg July 10, 1864. For more information on his company, see "Military History of Mississippi 1803-1898" by Dunbar Roland, or Compendium of the Confederate Armies, Mississippi, by Stewart Sifakis.

He also served in the Mexican War.

His tombstone indicates that he was a Mason.2,5,6,7,8

In 1870, James Lawrence Welborn appeared on the United States Census, at Ellisville, Jones County, Mississippi.9

In 1880, James Lawrence Welborn appeared on the United States Census, at Jones County, Mississippi.10

James Lawrence Welborn appeared on the United States census of 1900 in the household of Everett Webester Welborn at Jones County, Mississippi.11

James Lawrence Welborn died on 18 December 1905 at Jones County, Mississippi, at age 82. and was buried at Welborn Cemetery, Jones County, Mississippi.2

Children of James Lawrence Welborn and Tabitha Welch

Citations

  1. [S27] Unpublished genealogy of Richard Welch and descendents, W. S. Welch Document, June 1950, a printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.
  2. [S43] W. Monroe and Lanora Houston, Descendents of Aaron Welborn c 1798 - Sep 18 1858 and Lucy Stevenson Welborn c 1797 - c 1879 (11 Welborn Drive, Laurel, MS 39440 601-428-0087, e-mail address: Self Published, 1992). Hereinafter cited as Descendents of Aaron Welborn.
  3. [S37] 1850 United States Census, population schedule, Jones County, Mississippi, p. 124, family 127, reel 443586.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S33] 1860 United States Census, population schedule, Ellisville, Jones County, Mississippi, p. 704, family 199.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  5. [S51] Dunbar Rowland, Military History of Mississippi 1803-1898 (Spartanburg, South Carolina: The Reprint Company, Publishers, 1899), Pages 505-507. Regimental History of Mississippi 5th Infantry.. Hereinafter cited as Military History of Mississippi.
  6. [S46] H. Grady Howell, editor, For Dixie Land I'll Take My Stand! (Madison, Mississippi: Chicasaw Bayou Press, 1998), Page 3113.. Hereinafter cited as For Dixie Land.
  7. [S217] Civil War Military Service Records, National Archives (Washington, D.C.: U.S.Government). Hereinafter cited as Military Service Records.
  8. [S235] Stewart Sifakis, compiler, Compendium of the Confederate Armies, Mississippi (New York: Facts on File, Inc., 1995). Hereinafter cited as Compendium of the Confederate Armies.
  9. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule, Ellisville, Jones County, Mississippi, p. 223, house 32.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  10. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule, Jones County, Mississippi, p. 310, house 136.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  11. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule, Jones County, Mississippi, p. 72B, listed as a farmer.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.